Managed Retreat or Forced Displacement? Conservation and Conflict in the Sundarbans Author: Sara-Duana Meyer The world’s largest riverine mangrove forest grows along the border of Southern West Bengal in India and Eastern Bangladesh. The Sundarbans, literally beautiful forest, are of global importance as a natural carbon sink, a vital ecological
Selection of Poems from the ‘The Unfold Pinnacle’ – Part II Author: Basanta Kumar Kar Too Late This is the story about a seventeen years old malnourished tribal woman and a mother of a malnourished girl child from Tumrikasa, Manpur, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India. Rajnandgaon, a district that host many political
From a University for Peace course entitled "Peace and Non-Violent Transformation of Conflict," this excerpt provides a basic introduction to Gandhi and his ideas. Gandhi never claimed to be infallible, and he viewed his ideas as experiments, not dogma.
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Gandhi and the Impact of his Experiments, part II Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on 05/12/2005 This excerpt is part two of a lecture from a University for Peace course entitled “Peace and Non-Violent Transformation of Conflict.” The lecture is an introduction to Gandhi and his ideas. To
Faced with further breakdowns in negotiations with the Iranian government, the International Atomic Energy Agency recently passed a controversial resolution that could lead to the referal of Iran's budding nuclear program to the UN Security Council. What's more, in a surprising move, long-time friend India voted with the United States
The present approach of engaging regional players in Afghanistan by the United States could be scuttled by the bargaining postures of Iran, Russia, Pakistan, India and China on various issues of mutual concern. Rather than overtly depending on United States for guiding India through its AfPak strategy, India needs to